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Friedrich Maximilian Klinger

Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger was a German dramatist and novelist. His play Sturm und Drang gave its name to the Sturm und Drang artistic epoch. He was a childhood friend of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and is often closely associated with Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz. Klinger worked as a playwright for the Seylersche Schauspiel-Gesellschaft for two years, but eventually left the Kingdom of Prussia to become a General in the Imperial Russian Army... Read More

BornFriedrich Maximilian von Klinger
17 February 1752
Free Imperial City of Frankfurt
Died25 February 1831 (aged 79)
Dorpat, Russian Empire
OccupationDramatist, novelist, military officer
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